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BackTrack June 2010

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June 2010 Journal

Setting Standards on the Somerset & Dorset: colour spread by Martyn Burch of BR classes on this ever popular route.BackTrack Cover June 2010

The Great Central Railway's Southern Division - Part One: Robert Emblin surveys construction of the 'last main line' between Rugby and Woodford Halse.

Cubitt's Great National Undertaking - Part One: Jeffrey Wells describes how the Southern Eastern Railway reached Dover.

Birth of the Blues: colour spread by Michael Mensing of the first years of the West Coast route electrics.

Old Names for New: Sitwell D. Williams rounds off his look at the LMSR 'Jubilee' names by a few last entries which didn't seem to fit the pattern.

Flags, Trade and Traction - Part Two: Roger Hennessey concludes his review of aspects of the 1,500 V dc era.

Beyond the Highland Railway - Part Two: Neil T. Sinclair looks at HR loco engineers who went on to greater things around the world.

A 'Jubilee' Celebration: four colour pages on the LMS 'Jubilee' 4-6-0s.

To Doncaster Again: another colour feature of steam at Doncaster Works and station.

Kilburn - A Story of Three Viaducts: Michael J. Smith describes developments at a Metropolitan/London Transport location.

Styal's Last Station Master - Robert Sawyer recalls a Cheshire country station.

The Standing Stones of Stanhope - George Smith goes back to the early days of the Stanhope & Tyne Railway.

Around Morecambe Bay: Tommy Tomalin's colour pictures on the scenic Carnforth–Barrow line.

The Railway to the 'Bwl - Edward A. Evans presents an account of the Taff Vale Railway's Ynysybwl branch in East Glamorgan.

Dunkirk - The Dispersal of Evacuated Troops: Peter Tatlow describes how the railways responded 70 years ago at this critical moment in our history.

Pre-Grouping Southern coaches on the Isle of Wight: 3 historic colour photos by Roy Hobbs.